NWH Runs Article about Chuck Wheeler’s Illinois Integrity Fund Suit


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In today’s Northwest Herald article about McHenry County Board member Chuck Wheeler’s suit against those behind three 2016 Republican Primary Election hit pieces, McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks is quoted as the source of Wheeler’s health benefits and mileage … Continue reading

County Board Member Chuck Wheeler Fourth Plaintiff to Target Senders of Illinois Integrity Fund (sic) Hit Pieces

The third lawsuit to drop against the Illinois Integrity Fund, Michael Noonan, Roosevelt Group, Inc., Sean Tenner, and KNI, Inc., was filed by McHenry County Board member Chuck Wheeler. Jack Franks and Breaker Press were named as “Respondents in Discovery.” … Continue reading

Former County Board Candidates Orville Brettman & Ersel Schuster Sue Jack Franks, Illinois Integrity Fund, Breaker Press, Michael Noonan, Sean Renner & Associated Firms. plus Persons Unknown

Tuesday was a terrible, horrible, no good, exceedingly humiliating, very bad day for McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks. First Franks faced an uprising from County Board members for his role in State Rep. David McSweeney’s bill to make him … Continue reading

Citizen Finds Favor with Woodstock Independent Editorial Trashing Joe Tirio

The following letter was published in the Woodstock Independent and is reprinted here with permission from it author Elliot Cassidy: Frivolous lawsuit attacks First Amendment Rights I want to thank the Independent for your recent Editorial about the frivolous lawsuit … Continue reading

Evidence that Joe Tirio GOP Primary Opponent Janice Dalton Might Know More about the Illinois Integrity Fund Than She Told the Judge

A year ago, McHenry County Recorder of Deeds Joe Tirio was running against former McHenry City Clerk Janice Dalton. Dalton didn’t have much of a campaign if one leaves out the smear pieces from Jack Franks’ allies calling themselves the … Continue reading

Reader Reaction to Woodstock Independent Editorial Hit Piece on Joe Tirio – Part 3

Here’s a commentary from a Friend of McHenry County Blog on the Woodstock Independent’s Editorial attacking Joe Tirio, McHenry County Clerk, for daring to file a lawsuit to find out who defamed him last spring: Response to Woodtucky Independent Cheryl … Continue reading

Reader Reaction to Woodstock Independent Editorial Hit Piece on Joe Tirio – Part 2

Susan Handelsman, Seneca Township resident, had this reaction to the Woodstock Independent’s trashing of Joe Tirio, McHenry County Clerk: Independent editorial attacking honest reformer for standing up to Professional Political Class In response to the Woodstock Independent editorial attacking County … Continue reading

Reader Reaction to Woodstock Independent Editorial Hit Piece on Joe Tirio – Part 1

The first reaction to this week’s Woodstock Independent editorial, still not on the internet, attacking Joe Tirio for daring to file a lawsuit to discover who is responsible for maligning him came from Woodstock Republican Precinct Committeeman Richard Rostron: Very … Continue reading

Woodstock Independent Descends to Tabloid Level

The Woodstock Independent rarely covers anything in government above the municipal level of Woodstock, Bull Valley, sometimes Wonder Lake governments and the local school board. I only remember seeing a reporter elsewhere at one McHenry County College Board meeting. Nothing … Continue reading

Will Illinois Integrity Fund Frontmen, Jack Franks Face More Court Action?

Will Illinois Integrity Fund Fronts, Jack Franks Face More Court Action? A friend of McHenry County Blog that knows all of the candidates has told me that several have been interviewing numerous lawyers in the Chicagoland area with an eye … Continue reading

Tribune Article Increases Pressure on “Respondent in Discovery Jack D. Franks”

Here’s what popped up at 8:55 this morning on the Chicago Tribune website: SUBURBS ‘Crooked Joe’ campaign flyers prompt lawsuit as GOP clerk claims Chicago Dems secretly tried to sway election Raising the stakes in an ongoing political dispute, the … Continue reading

McHenry County Clerk Tirio Sues Noonan, Tenner, Illinois Integrity Fund; Jack Franks, Breaker Press Cited as “Respondents in Discovery”

Joe Tirio is continuing his quest to discover who is behind the three hit pieces defaming his name during the Republican nomination contest for McHenry County Clerk. His legal action explains that he is man of “good repute and credit” … Continue reading

NWH Reporter Predicts Trouble for Jack Franks in 2019

Fridays, the Northwest Herald sends out a free email on county government. Today, there is a prediction by Ed Komenda’s story resulting from last Friday’s Joe Tirio v. Breaker Press court hearing. That’s when Breaker Press President Richard Lewandowski mentioned … Continue reading

Sean Tenner Comments on Illinois Integrity Fund Controversy

One of Jack Franks’ election night guests, caught on camera by the Northwest Herald and published on its front page last Saturday, was Sean Tenner. Tenner of KNI was identified in Judge Kevin Costello’s court last Friday, along with Michael … Continue reading